ABSTRACT

94This lab will introduce the student to the variety of antigen-antibody assay tests that are commercially available for detection of a variety of diseases and endoparasites which may be found in companion animals. Testing for such parasites as heartworms and the protozoa Giardia are commonly done within clinical veterinary practice and are a major source of revenue. They can also result in revenue loss if one does not understand the principles of utilization of the individual test kits and wastage occurs.